Professor Paul Bolster, Supervising Professor
A member of the D'Amore-McKim faculty since 1985, Professor Bolster's research and teaching interests are in the areas of investments and portfolio management. His current research examines portfolio risk from the sometimes conflicting perspectives of the portfolio manager, the analyst, and the investor. Professor Bolster serves as a director for several investment funds managed by Gartmore Investment Management in London. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for Woodbury College in Montpelier (VT). Professor Bolster holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is an active member of the Financial Management Association and the Boston Security Analysts Society.
Professor Harlan Platt, Supervising Professor
Professor Platt is a member of the board of directors of Millennium Chemical Inc., Coaster Pedicab Inc., and the advisory board of the Millennium Liquidating Trust. Previously he was the Chairman of the Board of the John Hancock Collateral Investment Trust and has served on the boards of Prospect St. High Income Portfolio (NYSE), VSI Inc. (NASDAQ), Republic Financial Corporation, and CypressTree Alternative Income Fund Inc. (Dublin Stock Exchange). Professor Platt was the Faculty Dean for the Turnaround Management Association from 1993 - 2003 where he created their certification exam. Professor Platt is the faculty advisor to the 360 Huntington Fund, the student managed mutual fund which won the world wide distinction at the 2009 RISE contest as the best managed graduate student value based mutual fund. Before joining the D'Amore-McKim faculty in 1981, Professor Platt was director of electricity research and forecasting for Data Resources, Inc. From 1997 to 1998. He was the Klein Lecturer at Northeastern University.
Dr. Kenneth Lavin, Alumni Advisor, Economic Consultant
Ken Lavin is an MSF Graduate from Northeastern University. He joined The Fund in the fall of 2009 as an Alumni Advisor. Ken has conducted independent investment and economic research in addition to his medical practice as a podiatrist. He completed a podiatric surgical residency at Brown University and attended podiatric medical school in Chicago. He has a B.A. in Chemistry from Brandeis University.
Greg Houghton, Alumni Advisor
Greg is a dual MSF/MBA student in the Evening Program at Northeastern University. He joined The Fund in the fall of 2009 as a junior analyst. For the past seven years, Greg has worked in higher education helping students transition from high school to college during the first-year. He holds a BFA in Electronic Imaging from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Other Advisory Board Members
President (retired), Manulife Asset Management,
North America and Chief Investment Officer of Global Asset Allocation
Managing Director of London Office, Kynikos Associates LP
President, Crane Lake Capital Inc
Lawrence D. Rakers
Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager,
Hyperion Brookfield Asset Management
Henry M. Garelick
New Generation Investments (retired)
Portfolio Manager, Alphaone Capital Partners
Manuel A. Henriquez
Chairman and CEO, Hercules Technology Growth Capital
Sr. Portfolio Manager, Vice President, State Street Global Advisors